Diligence and integration are essential in any acquisition or merger, yet cultural fit is often overlooked. How people integrate from the two entities is often far more impactful — both good and bad — than how well systems or processes connect.

To maximize value from any deal, cultural integration should be assessed during diligence and built into the post-deal strategy.

We focus on the human side of M&A, equipping and informing employees on both sides to thrive in the new organization, maximizing the potential learning from one another, and adopting new tools and processes rapidly.